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Musée d'Histoire et de Culture des Sourds

Musée d'Histoire et de Culture des Sourds

14 rue Edgar Guigot

71500 Louhans



The museum exhibits all aspects of the history and culture of the deaf:

  • The rich and complex history of each of the many schools for deaf children.
  • The role of deaf teachers in sign language education.
  • The social life of deaf children in institutions.
  • The epic of deaf sport, which has its own world games.
  • The history of associative life.
  • The history of sign language, regional dialects, lexical creation, humor in signs.

Click on the picture to see the intro (French Sign Language) on YouTube.